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Bank robber arrested

Bank robber arrested

Mirihana Special Crimes Division said that they arrested a person believed to have carried out two bank robberies.
India and Sri Lanka to fight ISI influence

India and Sri Lanka to fight ISI influence

Following a change in regime in Sri Lanka, India intelligence agencies will engage with their Sri Lankan counterparts to crack down on what they describe...
Security beefed up outside MS Dhoni's home

Security beefed up outside MS Dhoni's home

Security was beefed up at Indian skipper MS Dhoni's residence in Ranchi post the team's defeat in the semi-final match against Australia in ICC World Cup...
Sri Lanka Grants Amnesty to Over 41,000 Military Deserters

Sri Lanka Grants Amnesty to Over 41,000 Military Deserters

The new Sri Lankan government has granted amnesty to over 41,000 military deserters, including 17 officers, enabling them to receive their legal discharge...
 BBDO Lanka, Sri Lanka’s first carbon neutral ad agency,  now tells its own tree story

BBDO Lanka, Sri Lanka’s first carbon neutral ad agency, now tells its own tree story

BBDO Lanka launched its ‘Force for Good’ initiative in February 2012 by becoming the first advertising agency in South Asia to be certified ‘carbon neutral’....
Full Face helmet ban from April 02

Full Face helmet ban from April 02

The use of  full face helmets will be banned from April 2, Police Spokesman, ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. This law was to be enforced from March 21 but it...
Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue

Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue

Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of...
HC confirms conviction for attempting to smuggle heroin to Sri Lanka

HC confirms conviction for attempting to smuggle heroin to Sri Lanka

The Madras High Court Bench here has confirmed the conviction and 12 years of rigorous imprisonment imposed on four individuals for attempting to smuggle...
Is Mahinda getting ready for the general election?

Is Mahinda getting ready for the general election?

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to move into the peacock Mansion, Koswatte Road, Rajagiriya in the coming two weeks. Rajapaksa has decided to contest...
PMO lodging police report about fake website announcing death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

PMO lodging police report about fake website announcing death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) is lodging a police report about a fake website bearing the PMO logo and announcing the death of former Prime Minister...
BBDO Lanka named ‘Agency of the Year’ at Effie Awards debut

BBDO Lanka named ‘Agency of the Year’ at Effie Awards debut

BBDO Lanka tied for Agency of the Year at the Effie Awards that were held on Friday 27 February at the Water's Edge. It also took home a Silver in the...
Sri Lanka President Says He Dodged CEPA Talks in Delhi

Sri Lanka President Says He Dodged CEPA Talks in Delhi

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he deliberately avoided having Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India on...
Deadline for GCE AL application deadline on March 06

Deadline for GCE AL application deadline on March 06

Students sitting for the 2015 GCE AL examination will be able to take the exam even if they have not passed the maths paper for GCE OL examination, the...
Sajin Vaas booed

Sajin Vaas booed

UPFA MP and former Presidential Coordinating Secretary, Sajin Vaas Gunawardane was booed by a group of United National Party (UNP) members when he arrived...
My favourite politician is Mahinda - Tissa's daughter

My favourite politician is Mahinda - Tissa's daughter

Dulmini Attanayake, the daughter of Tissa Attanayake, says that her most favourite politician, after her father, is former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
Sri Lanka under UN watch for domestic mechanism

Sri Lanka under UN watch for domestic mechanism

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki—moon will keep a close watch on Sri Lanka’s pledged domestic mechanism that will probe the alleged human rights...
PM Modi, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Sign Deal in Civil Nuclear Cooperation

PM Modi, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Sign Deal in Civil Nuclear Cooperation

India and Sri Lanka are standing at the threshold of an "unprecedented opportunity" to take the bilateral relationship to the next level, Prime Minister...


FM meets Sushma Swaraj

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka Mangala Samaraweera meeting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday in New Delhi. Read more...

New single launched for 2015 world cup

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The official single for 2015 world cup was launched at the CR & FC grounds this evening.  The CD containing the single was presented to the Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Angelo Mathews by the Dialog Axiata group CEO Dr. Hans Wijesuriya in the presence of the Sri Lanka cricket team and a few other officials. Read more...

Defence Secretary at Manning Market

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Manning Market yesterday (15.) The Urban Development Authority (UDA) under Rajapaksa is to modernize the area in the future.

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Japan PM meets MR


President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe held bilateral discussions yesterday (Sep. 7) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

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Upcoming Thanuja

Thanuja who is an upcoming model who has also shown considerable acting skills. Thanuja works as a freelance...


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Security beefed up outside MS Dhoni's home

Security beefed up outside MS Dhoni's home

Security was beefed up at Indian skipper MS Dhoni's residence in Ranchi post the team's defeat in the...
South Africa beat Sri Lanka in rain-shortened match

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in rain-shortened match

South Africa's Cricket World Cup warmup match against Sri Lanka was severely shortened by rain Monday but...
Not overawed by pressure, says Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga

Not overawed by pressure, says Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka's premier pacer Lasith Malinga claimed on Sunday that he wasn't overawed by the task of leading...
Sanath Jayasuriya Takes Blame for Sri Lanka's Defeats in India

Sanath Jayasuriya Takes Blame for Sri Lanka's Defeats in India

Jayasuriya, who is the Deputy Minister of Sports, was addressing the Parliament on the Sports Ministry's...
Rohit Sharma Innings: Sofia Hayat Bares All in  Nude Tribute to India Star

Rohit Sharma Innings: Sofia Hayat Bares All in Nude Tribute to India Star

Rohit Sharma's record-breaking one-day innings is already receiving a flood ofcelebrity tributes, with...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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President Rajapaksa launches "Beacon", the new sea food restaurant of Pigeon Island Beach Resort

President Rajapaksa launches "Beacon", the new sea food restaurant of Pigeon Island Beach Resort

One of the most elegant holiday resorts located besides one of the most elegant beaches in Sri Lanka, The Pigeon Island Beach...
BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO Worldwide was crowned Agency Network of the Year at this year’s Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity. The Spikes Asia...
Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha”...

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